Executive Director - Kamloops Youth Soccer Association

Post date: Jun. 5, 2018

Application Deadline: Jun. 25, 2018

Position Start Date: Oct. 1, 2018

The Kamloops Youth Soccer Association registers between 3200 and 3500 players in an average year. A not-for-profit organization, the KYSA is governed by a seven-person volunteer board of directors and is affiliated with BC Soccer. The association operates year-round and offers select and house league programs and coach/player development initiatives in a city with unparalleled recreational facilities. The association is current seeking a full-time Executive Director to replace the current incumbent who is retiring.

Position Outline

The Executive Director leads in the development and successful execution of a comprehensive strategic plan that will guide and ensure KYSA long-term sustainability. The Executive Director reports to the President of KYSA and works co-operatively with the Board of Directors.

The Executive Director’s primary responsibilities include:
•    Fundraising––including identifying, pursuing and securing grants, sponsorships and donations to support the KYSA’s development
•    Ensuring that KYSA maintains sound financial practices, developing and maintaining budgets
•    Overseeing the daily operations of KYSA staff, including staff development, support and Human Resources functions
•    Implementing and coordinating the development of short and long-term goals for KYSA
•    Overseeing all programs, services and events managed by KYSA including development and scheduling of house league games
•    Providing information and counsel to the KYSA Board of Directors
•    Liaising with City of Kamloops and other community organizations
•    Maintaining strong knowledge of, and implementing BC Soccer Rules and Regulations
This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the Executive Directors responsibilities!

Required Skills and Knowledge

•    A strong business development background with the ability to form and maintain positive relationships with parents, vendors, sponsors and staff
•    Experience setting and maintaining financial budgets, including the ability to read and interpret financial statements
•    Strong leadership and management skills
•    Ability to execute multiple projects, tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.
•    Event management experience, from planning stage to execution
•    Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
•    A strong passion for youth development in soccer
Successful applicants will be required to pass a criminal record check

Salary & Benefits

The salary for the position is between $55,000 and $70,000 per year depending upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive range of health and dental benefits are also provided through a Manulife Group Benefit Package.

To apply

Please send a resume with covering letter outlining why you would be the best fit for this position, to the attention of:

Michele Davies
Chair, KYSA Employment Committee

Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Employee
Salary Range: $55,000-$70,000

Contact Details

Contact Name: Keith Liddiard
Location: Kamloops, BC
P.O. Box 24081, #70-700 Tranquille Road
Kamloops, BC V2B 8R3
Contact Phone: 250-376-2750
Contact Fax: 
Web Address: http://www.kysa.net
Contact Email: 
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